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Nail DIY: Paisley Bandana Print Nails

Paisley Bandana Nail Tutorial

Bandana Print Nails Zoey Deschanel is always spotted cute nails, but I’m especially love with her latest mani where she sports this uber-cute bandana  print manicure on Glamour’s magazine cover. It’s hard to see in the cover shot, but below are the close ups and details on how to create this!   Bandana Print Nail Tutoial: 1. Paint nails red. Do 2 coats of polish and let dry. Then use a polish pen or dotting tool to draw a white paisley…

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Nail DIY: Starburst Nail Tutorial

Starburst Nail Tutorial

What is a new year’s celebration without a little bit a glitter? Adding a bit of sparkle is an easy way to bring the festive spirit to your nails. This tutorial will show you how to create glittery starbursts with just couple colors of polish and a nail dotter or nail brush.  Like all my nail tutorials, it’s super simple and can be done easily and quickly! 😉 Starburst Nail Tutorial Start off with 2 coats of your base color.…

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Nail DIY: Easy Quilted Nail Art Pattern

Quilted Print Nail Tutorial

Here’s a quick easy tutorial on how to create an easy quilted nail pattern with a nail brush: 2 coats of your base color. I recommend you wait until your base layers are dry before added your pattern. Draw dotted diagonal lines across your nail. Then draw the more diagonal lines the opposite way (perpendicular) to the where the spaces of the of your first lines are to created a quilted look! Easy peasy! If you love unique, one of…

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Beauty Review: Lush Cosmetic Solid Shampoo

Lush Shampoo Bar

Sounds weird right, but it’s really quite amazing. My aunt gave me this Lush shampoo bar and told me that once  just tried it and I would never go back to regular shampoo. I was skeptical, other than smelling good, it sounded like an infomercial promise. How it works: Rub it 3 times down the length of your hair and work into a lather and rinse. No conditioner needed. It’s that easy! I have to say I am completely sold! It foams…

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DIY: Movember Mustache Nails Tutorial

Movember Nail Tutorial

It’s finally November or Movember should I say? If you’re not familiar with Movember,  it’s an annual, month-long event involving the growing of mustaches held during November that raises funds and awareness for prostate cancer and other male cancer initiatives. In the spirit of charity I decided to do a fun nail tutorial to create a mustache nails tutorial. So while our male counterparts start going their mustaches, we can create little mustache nails of our own.   You’ll need two colors of…

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A Bright Idea to Save a Chipped Manicure!

Save your manicure!

Murphy’s law always applies to me – so of course I chip my freshly mani’d nails a few hours before I go out. But instead of starting from scratch, I’ve decided to build on what I have.  One little chip shouldn’t have to ruin all my nails.  So let’s save that chipped manicure and do a little easy nail art while we’re at it. How to save a chipped manicure Start off by applying a base coat just to the…

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Inspiration for Halloween Nails

Halloween Nails

            Happy Halloween! This will be the first year I don’t have a costume. But in the spirit of Halloween I decided to share some of my favorite seasonal nail art. I hope you enjoy it 🙂 If you love unique, one of a kind accessories, make sure to check out my accessories shop The Jewelry Box by YesMissy!…

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Nail Art Tips for Painting Stripes

Nail art tips for painting stripes

Nail art tips for painting stripes I’ve been doing a lot of crazy nail art lately. So this week, I decided to go for something simple and classic. To welcome the Fall season, I’ve chosen to use a pretty caramel shade highlighted with a gold stripe. Like anything, nail art requires practice, in fact a LOT of practice! Drawing straight lines with a nail brush is no easy task. I had repaint a few my nails just to get them.…

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DIY: Adorable Polka Dot Nails

DIY: Easy Polka Dot Nails

In the spirit of summer, I’ve decided to keep the summer fun going with a fun colorful polka-dot manicure. The finished look of these nails really remind me of Dippin’ Dots ice cream. It’s a fun, playful look and super easy to create! To create this fun polka dot nail art, you’ll need few colors of nail polish (4 in my case) and a dotting tool (or just use a blunt toothpick.) You’ll just want to start off with 2…

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